ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The master programs places attention on various problems of developing countries and are created to allow graduates to take up responsibility and go to their country and apply the knowledge they have acquired.
The training programs which are shorter place attention on receiving knowledge as well as skills transfer that is important to people working in their home country.
Each year, 180 scholarships will be awarded to first year master students while 70 scholarships will be awarded to training candidates. The training will last for one to four months while the master programs will last for one or two years.
The scholarship comes with the following benefits including tuition fees, accommodation, allowance, insurance, travel costs among others
FIELD OF STUDY
The scholarship is awarded for the following courses taught in English
One year International Master Programs
Master of Science in Governance and Development
Master of Science in Development Evaluation and Management
Master of Science in Human Settlements
Master of Science in Globalization and Development
Two years International Master Program
Master of Science in Food Technology
Master of Science in Water Resources Engineering
Master of Science in Nutrition and Rural Development, main subject: Human
Master of Science in Statistics – Specialization Biostatistics
Master of Science in Physical Land Resources
Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation
Master of Science in Molecular Biology (IPMB)
Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes)
Master of Science in Biology – Specialization Human Ecology
One-four months International Training Program
Technology for Integrated Water Management
Human Rights for Development
Food Safety, Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Analysis
Road safety in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Strategies for Improvement
Management of Electronic Information and Digital Libraries
Audio Visual Learning Materials – Media and Learning Unit
Residents and citizens from the following countries are eligible
ASIA: Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Nepal, Palestinian, Territories, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Philippines, India
AFRICA: Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa , Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi
LATIN AMERICA: Guyana, Honduras, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Bolivia, , Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala ,Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia
Should not be more than 40 for a master program and 45 for a training program
Should not have enrolled for a master program in Belgium
Should not be working in a commercial profit sector
For the training, candidates should have relevant professional experience and a written statement from the employer concerning an employment where the knowledge and skills acquired will be applied immediately
NOTE: 50% of the scholarships will be given to African students and women will be given high consideration.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are done online on the website of the training or master program you have chosen. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.
Deadline for application depends on the training or master program but is usually between January-April